The electric bucket

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  1. bigfoot

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    Good idea,, providing the lead was fully unwound each time is was used.. Darned dangerous if not !
     
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    Not impressed by the bucket, but what a great website! Scroll down a little and check out the worlds 18 strangest bathrooms.:thumb:
    Geoff.
     
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    This 'bucket' can hold 100mts ... bearing in mind that the IEE code of practice specifies a maximum length for a 3 core, 2.5mm, 230v mains extension is 25mt, this would be far too big and cumbersome to be practical.. .. and as already said, using it without uncoiling would be dangerous..
     
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    To accommodate a thing this size you could always leave the fan heater at home and use this contraption fully coiled to generate heat on a cold day. :Blush:
     
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    Yes the whole length should be unfurled for each use to be safe ......why not just curl a couple of leads into one of those flexible garden "buckets".......which you can then use for washing up.......emptying waste water etc............they have many uses.

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    Very childish of me, but I giggled at point 2)


    "Prep the Bottom"
     
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    Whatever the' shortcomings of this design are hasn't anybody got the skills of adaption.
    A smaller bucket would accomodate the IEE maximum.
     
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    In our local camping etc shop (diagonally opposite our house!) we spied a material zip up bag to keep our squash-flat hose and cassette in. Just a couple of quid. Then we said a bit later - the EHU lead would fit in one of these - and now - it does. Just coil it round thumb and elbow as per normal, lob in bag, squash flattish and zip up. Brill.
     
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    Yes, the idea could be adapted .. but it would be like re inventing the wheel ..

    Ive used one of these wind up reels for as long as I can remember .. about £10.

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    IMO you can't beat it ..
     
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